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Diversification is Dead. Long live Diversification

Saturday, 25 July 2009, 4:47 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Don’t give up on diversification through asset allocation just yet A short introduction to asset allocation and diversification Assets allocation is said to be the optimal investment method for household investors. As household investors we lack both the time and knowledge to handpick assets and build and maintain a long term investment ...

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How Should Households Invest? Sharing My Asset Allocation

Saturday, 30 May 2009, 4:31 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Investing without an asset allocation in mind is more likely gambling than actual investing A sound asset allocation is a key component in any investment portfolio. To put it bluntly investing without an asset allocation in mind is more likely gambling than actual investing. Two weeks ago I wrote about my decision to gradually increase […]

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Carnival of Financial Planning – May 16, 2009 Edition

Welcome to the May 16, 2009 edition of the Carnival of Financial Planning. Today I’m having the pleasure of hosting the Carnival of Financial Planning on The Personal Financier. The Carnival of Financial Planning takes a long-term view of personal financial planning for individuals and families. We focus on efficient and sustainable ...

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What is the Recommended Investment Strategy for Household Investors?

Saturday, 16 May 2009, 4:10 | Economics, Investing, Risk Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

I’ve promised to update you, my readers, on my investment decisions. I’ve decided. After months of deliberation I’ve finally decided on getting my feet wet again and bought some stocks on Monday. As readers of The Personal Financier know I am a big fan of investment vehicles that track certain indices such as index funds […]

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The Recent Rally in Stock Prices is Nearly Over

Saturday, 11 April 2009, 4:04 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Stock markets around the world have surged by over 25% during March and April. I believe market players are already looking for a good excuse to start selling again… During the past month we’ve witnessed an amazing good old rally in stock prices. The S&P jumped from its recent new low of 676 points to […]

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Stock Surges Are Usually Unexpected – How To Make Sure You Won’t Miss Out

Saturday, 28 March 2009, 3:57 | Investing, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

Historical market data explains why many investors, including myself, missed on the recent surge in stock prices Since my last post the markets have astonishingly recovered over 20%. A couple of press releases by Citi and Bank of America were enough to send the financial sector sky rocketing with these two banking giants doubling their […]

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The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990’s: Are We Facing a Similar Stagnation?

Saturday, 7 March 2009, 3:53 | Economics, Investing, Risk Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

What can we learn from the 1990’s Japanese banking crisis and the long slump in the Japanese stock market? Are we facing a similar scenario? Price levels in stock markets worldwide are increasingly becoming attractive with each day brining yet another slump. The time of the long term investors has come. Still, a relentless doubt […]

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Behavioral Finance in Everyday Life – The Lottery as a Case Study

Saturday, 31 January 2009, 3:33 | Book Reviews, Investing, Psychology, Risk Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

Is lottery a tax on stupidity or are our flawed psychologies playing another trick on us? My wife and I usually enjoy strolls around our neighborhood on weekends, especially on sunny winter days. We live in the city and in our last stroll I kept noticing lottery advertisements everywhere as if they were beckoning to […]

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